Since 09/2009 Professor of International Relations & Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Osnabrück

Since 03/2016 Chairman of the Executive Board, German Foundation for Peace Research

04/2015-03/2016 Dean, School of Cultural Studies and Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück

04/2013-03/2015 Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück

Since 2012 Director, Centre for Democracy and Peace Research, University of Osnabrück

2011 - 2014 Member of the Research Advisory Board, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2006 - 2009 Head of Research Group »Global Issues«, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2002 - 2006 Researcher, Research Group »Global Issues«,Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2005 Peter-Becker-Price for Peace and Conflict Studies, Philipps-Universität Marburg

2003 Award for the Best Dissertation of the German Association for Political Science

2003 Christiane-Rajewski-Price of the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies

1996 - 2002 Researcher at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS), University of Bremen

SWP Publications (selection):

Ulrich Schneckener

International Statebuilding

Dilemmas, Strategies and Challenges for German Foreign Policy

SWP Research Paper 2007/RP 09, October 2007, 40 Pages
Ulrich Schneckener, Silke Weinlich

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission

Tasks, Mandate, and Design for a New Institution

SWP Comment 2005/C 38, September 2005, 8 Pages
Ulrich Schneckener

Becoming a Permanent Member of the UN Security Council

Prospects and Requirements for Germany

SWP Comment 2005/C 07, February 2005, 8 Pages
Ulrich Schneckener

How Transnational Terrorists Profit from Fragile States

SWP Research Paper 2004/S 18, May 2004, 34 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Ulrich Schneckener


in: Yonah Alexander (ed.) Counterterrorism Strategies Success and Failure in Six Nations Dulles VA: Potomac Books, 2006, pp.72-98
Ulrich Schneckener

Fragile Statehood, Armed Non-State Actors and Security Governance

in: Bryden, Alan/ Caparini, Marina (eds.) Private Actors and Security Governance Berlin Lit-Verlag, 2006, pp. 23-40
Stefan Wolff (ed.), Ulrich Schneckener

Managing and Settling Ethnic Conflicts

Perspectives on Success and Failure in Europe, Asia, and Africa

London: Hurst, 2004
Ulrich Schneckener

Theory and Practice of European Crisis Management

Test Case Macedonia

in: European Yearbook of Minority Issues, 2001/2, 1 (2003), pp. 131-154
Ulrich Schneckener

Making Power-Sharing Work

Lessons from Successes and Failures in Ethnic Conflict Regulation

in: Journal of Peace Research, 38, 2, 2002, pp. 203-228.